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A voice to be heard

By Youngbin Jeong, Student Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Many people, especially younger generations, are discouraged by politics and voting due to negative publicity and information from news and peers. Many students show an expression of discontent about politicians and achieveme... Read more »

‘Death of a Student’

By Allyson Smith, Student Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

As a student at the University of Akron, I am weary and appalled by the current state of "politics" impacting our campus. In response, I wrote the following poem:   My parents aren’t rich but I’ve got a 3.8. They don’... Read more »

Political apathy on campus

By Alex Belovich

March 9, 2016

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The March 3rd edition of The Buchtelite asked what students thought about Clinton and Trump’s wins on Super Tuesday. What shocked me is that some of the respondents didn’t seem to know or care about the Super Tuesday primaries,... Read more »


By Youngbin Jeong

March 2, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

On social media, #NeverTrump is the one of the biggest movements related to the presidential race. Despite Donald Trump’s audacious insults towards women, Hispanics, Muslims, the disabled, and immigrants, he is receiving abu... Read more »

An open letter: USG to President Scarborough

July 13, 2015

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The following is an letter addressed to The University of Akron President Scott Scarborough,  written and signed by the UA Undergraduate Student Government's president and vice president Taylor Swift and Richard Angeletti. Dear... Read more »

Student organization fights for smoke free campus

By Jeffrey Evans, writer

October 28, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor, Students Organized for Collective Action would like to offer the student body an opportunity to think about the benefits of having a smoke free campus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »

Letter to the Editor

September 30, 2014

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I am a freshman at UA and today read your article concerning the cessation of scholarship refunds here at The University of Akron, and I completely agreed with your opinion of why the policy is against the interests of the student... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Does our society still need home economics?

By Susan Witt and David Witt

October 10, 2013

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With the start of the 2013-14 academic year, the School of Family and Consumer Sciences begins its centennial year at the University of Akron — 100 years since the founding of the Curtis School of Home Economics at what was... Read more »